2001 Outdoor: Set a personal-best in the 1500m (4:42.38), placing 13th at the Sun Angel Classic…competed in a total of four 1500m races …placed seventh in only 800m race (2:22.03) at the Sun Angel Classic.
2001 Indoor: Recorded an indoor season-best 2:14.15 in the 800m with a third-place finish at the UA/NAU Double Dual.
2000 XC: Redshirted.
Pepperdine: Competed in cross country during the ’98, ’99 seasons at Pepperdine in Malibu, Calif.…placed 34th at the conference meet in ’98 as team’s No. two runner…18th-place finish at ’99 West Coast Conference Championships led team to runner-up finish …ran a personal best (19:06, 17th) at the Cal State Fullerton Inv. in ‘99…’98-’99 scholar athlete.
High School: 1998 graduate of Mountain Pointe High School in Phoenix…earned four letters in track, three in cross country and one in swimming…’97 Tempe all-city champion in the 800m…’95 Tempe all-city champion in the 100 fly…four-time scholar-athlete…member of 5A state champion 4x800 meter relay team which also set a state record…track team was state runner-up in ’97 and ‘98…in ’97, qualified for the USA Track and Field Junior Olympics in the 800m and 1,500m as a member of the Arizona Heat Track Club.
Personal: Majoring in exercise science…parents are Maximiliano and Cynthia Baca…has two siblings, Evelyn (18) and Roman (17)…born Aug. 28, 1980, in Holbrook, Ariz.
Personal Bests: 800 – 2:14:15, 1500 – 4:42.38.